Programme

Programme

May 1, 2017 (Monday): Natural Products are the source and Metabolomics a tool for it.  

 9:00 – 10:00 Registration (with coffee)

10:00 – 10:30 Introduction to metabolomics (R. Verpoorte)

10:30 – 11:30 Application of Metabolomics to Medicinal Plant Research (A. Viljoen)

11:30 – 12:15 Metabolomics pipeline for biomedical and drug research (T. Hankemeier)

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch 

13:15 – 14:00 Application of Metabolomics to Marine Organisms Research (D. Overy)

14:00 – 14:45 Why ecologists should embrace metabolomics: A plant-microbe-insect interaction perspective  (M. Bezemer)

14:45 – 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 – 16:15 Metabonomics in human health and disease (M. Giera)
 

May 2, 2017 (Tuesday): How to detect metabolites by chromatography

9:00 – 10:30 Sample preparation and extraction (H.K. Kim)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 General Chromatography Application to Metabolomics (E.G. Wilson)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:00 Gas Chromatography-based Metabolomics (J. Kopka) 

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00 NMR as a Tool for Natural Products Research (J. Schripsema)

 

May 3, 2017 (Wednesday): NMR-based Metabolomics and How to interpret data (Data processing, statistics, and multivariate data analysis)

 9:00 – 10:30 NMR-based Metabolomics (Y.H. Choi)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 Basic of Multivariate Data Analysis (H. van Mil)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:00 Chromatography and Spectroscopy Data Processing for Metabolomics (J. Engel)

14:00 – 15:00 Eco Metabolomics: how to apply metabolomics to ecological research (P.G.L. Klinkhamer)

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 - 16:00 Discovering Regulated Metabolite Families in Untargeted Metabolomics Studies (H. Treutler)

16:00 – 17:00 Participants Presentation (Why do you want to learn metabolomics? What kinds of research questions do you have for metabolomics?)

 

 

May 4, 2017 (Thursday): How to apply metabolomics techniques to diverse fields of life sciences

    9:00 – 10:00 Application of in-vivo NMR for plant physiology (F. Mesnard)

10:00 – 11:00 NMR-based profiling of intra – and extracellular metabolome (S. Kostidis)

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30 NMR-based cell type-specific metabolic profiling (B. Schneider)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:00 Strategies for unambiguous identification of biomarkers (J-L Wolfender)

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break and Discussion

15:30 – 16:30 TLC application to medicinal plant metabolic fingerprinting (T. Do)

16:30 – 17:30 Metabolic flux analysis, theory and application (W. van Gulik)

18:30 -          Workshop Dinner

 

May 5, 2017 (Friday): How to identify metabolites

 9:00 – 10:00 Identification of metabolites by mass spectrometry (R. van der Heijden)

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 12:00 Integrating metabolomic data from multiple analytical platforms for a comprehensive characterisation of lemon essential oils
 (S. Rudaz)

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 14:30 Integration of Metabolomics Data to Biosynthetic Pathway (B. Teusink)

14:30 - 15:30 Closing Remarks (R. Verpoorte, Y.H. Choi)

 

 

May 8-12, 2017 (every day 10:00 -16:00) Hands on course

Practical LC-MS and NMR-based metabolomics including preparation, extraction, data handling.

May 15-19, 2017 (every day 10:00 -16:00) Wrap-up course for structure elucidation

Identification of metabolites in NMR spectra, focusing on primary metabolites.